Darryl K. Taft

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Tailscale SSH Launches in Beta to Replace SSH Keys

Tailscale SSH, which simplifies authentication and authorization by replacing SSH keys with the Tailscale identity of any machine. A Secure Shell or SSH key is an access credential in the SSH.COM. Tailscale gives each server and user device its own identity and node key for authenticating and encrypting the Tailscale network connection and uses access control lists defined in code for authorizing connections, making it a natural extension for Tailscale to now manage access for SSH connections in your network. Removes the Pain “SSH is an everyday tool for developers, but managing SSH keys for a server isn’t so simple or secure,” said Tailscale Product Manager